The Annual

Expert Awards

Top Expert Awards

Recognizing experts who exhibit qualities of professionalism, leadership,
and volunteerism day in and day out on Experts Exchange.

The Experts Exchange Fellow award is a distinction reserved for select members whose extraordinary accomplishments, outstanding and sustained technical contributions, and leadership in multiple disciplines over a significant amount of time earn this prestigious award. This award may not be given every year if there are no obvious candidates.

Hold multiple titles and recognitions on Experts Exchange over time, including MVE, Expert of the Year, Distinguished Expert, and/or Top Expert

Publish articles on Experts Exchange as well as other sites online

Offer expertise in various technology councils, committees, societies, and boards

Provide significant contributions as a technology professional, leader, and educator

Show evidence of technical accomplishments and realization of significant impact to the technology world

Seen as a subject-matter expert in multiple technology areas

Demonstrate leadership

Provide highly effective help and great levels of participation

Serve the community above and beyond their responsibilities and take the initiative to help those in need

Participate as an active Experts Exchange member in good standing for a minimum of three years

Uphold the mission and values of Experts Exchange through every action and interaction held on site

Demonstrate professionalism and outstanding performance in all community interactions

Bring innovative and useful knowledge to each situation, task, or interaction

The Most Valuable Expert award recognizes a technology expert who passionately shares their knowledge with the community, demonstrates the core values of this platform, and goes the extra mile in all aspects of their contributions.

Actively contribute, accumulating points through solutions, assists, views, and more

Evangelize technology areas of interest as well as the Experts Exchange community, in an effort to improve the platform and the service it provides

Seen as a subject-matter expert

Demonstrate leadership

Provide highly effective help and great levels of participation

Serve the community above and beyond their responsibilities and take the initiative to help those in need

Participate as an active Experts Exchange member in good standing

Uphold the mission and values of Experts Exchange through every action and interaction held on site

Demonstrate professionalism and outstanding performance in all community interactions

Bring innovative and useful knowledge to each situation, task, or interaction

The Expert of the Year award recognizes the expert who helped improved Experts Exchange in the past year, through contributions to the site and in their overall approach to leadership, guidance, mentorship, and setting an example for others within the community.

Actively contribute, accumulating points through solutions, assists, views, and more

Evangelize technology areas of interest as well as the Experts Exchange community, in an effort to improve the platform and the service it provides

Seen as a subject-matter expert

Demonstrate leadership

Provide highly effective help and great levels of participation

Serve the community above and beyond their responsibilities and take the initiative to help those in need

Participate as an active Experts Exchange member in good standing

Uphold the mission and values of Experts Exchange through every action and interaction held on site

Demonstrate professionalism and outstanding performance in all community interactions

Bring innovative and useful knowledge to each situation, task, or interaction

Top Contribution Awards

Recognizing members who provide exemplary levels
of assistance, high levels of engagement with other members, and showcase professionalism.

This award recognizes a new member of Experts Exchange who has made outstanding contributions to the community within their first year as a member.

Be a new member within the prior two calendar years

Participate as an active Experts Exchange member in good standing

Uphold the mission and values of Experts Exchange through every action and interaction held on site

Demonstrate professionalism and outstanding performance in all community interactions

Bring innovative and useful knowledge to each situation, task, or interaction

This award recognizes original works by an author that are considered extremely valuable and insightful, that heighten and extend the reader’s’ awareness of the topic, and provide relevance to the technology community.

Actively author content on Experts Exchange, contributing several original works

Seen as a subject-matter expert

Participate as an active Experts Exchange member in good standing

Uphold the mission and values of Experts Exchange through every action and interaction held on site

Demonstrate professionalism and outstanding performance in all community interactions

Bring innovative and useful knowledge to each situation, task, or interaction

This award recognizes someone who has achieved noteworthy technical and professional accomplishments while working as an expert in a specific topic. This usually requires significant effort and time over the lifetime of the individual’s membership. Example: Published writer, lots of solutions (including assisted), endorsed by the community, good ratings where applicable, etc.

Be a veteran member (minimum three years) or a rookie member (minimum one year active standing)

Seen as a subject-matter expert

Participate as an active Experts Exchange member in good standing

Uphold the mission and values of Experts Exchange through every action and interaction held on site

Demonstrate professionalism and outstanding performance in all community interactions

Bring innovative and useful knowledge to each situation, task, or interaction